Premiere: Listen to ‘Traveler,’ a Track from New York Brass Band Lucky Chops


New York brass band Lucky Chops recently released its full-length debut.

(Photo: Chase Q. Anderson)

Maybe you’ve run into them shedding at a New York subway stop.

Brass band Lucky Chops recently issued its self-titled debut album, and “Traveler,” a cut off the record premieres below.

Founded in 2006 after bandmembers met as students at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, they’ve merged the brass-band tradition with a contemporary understanding of dance and funk musics, while tipping in blustery horn arrangements and solo spots.

For more information about Lucky Chops, visit the band’s homepage. DB

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